Ocean Front Hotels in Long Beach

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Many travelers see the Long Beach skyline from the deck of a cruise ship as it makes its way into Long Beach Harbor after visiting Mexico, Alaska or even exotic Hawaii. Travelers that opt to spend a night or two either pre or post-cruise will discover luxury hotels dotting the waterfront. Most of these properties are within easy reach of the noted Aquarium of the Pacific, and the multi-use Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. The Visit Long Beach information website has helpful information on the area.

The namesake of the current Queen Mary is serving as an ocean front hotel in Long Beach, CA

The namesake of the current Queen Mary is serving as an ocean front hotel in Long Beach, CA

Hotel Queen Mary

Once considered to be a luxurious queen of the ocean liners, the Queen Mary has been permanently moored in Long Beach Harbor since 1971 and has served as an oceanfront hotel on and off since 1972. The ship and the 314 staterooms have been refitted using the original Art-Deco style that includes original artwork and elegant wood paneling. Outside cabins have portholes rather than hotel windows. Modern amenities have not been overlooked. The Queen Mary offers a business center, restaurants, the Queen Mary Spa and an assortment of boutique shops.

Hotel Queen Mary

1126 Queen’s Hwy.

Long Beach, CA 90802

(877) 342-0738

http://www.queenmary.com/

Hotel Maya, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Contemporary furnishings combined with the bright, bold colors of Latin America give the Hotel Maya an exotic appeal. Renovated in July of 2009, this property sits oceanfront, offering ocean or skyline views from its balconies and open-air patios. Guests can enjoy two swimming pools, one free form, the other a lap pool, as well as an on-site fitness center. The Hotel Maya is home to “Fuegos” restaurant offering Mexican and Latin American cuisine served on its outside deck and patio. The property welcomes pets and has large outdoor spaces to accommodate them.

Hotel Maya

700 Queensway Drive

Long Beach, CA 90802

(562) 435-7676

http://www.jdvhotels.com/hotels/losangeles/maya/overview

AVIA Long Beach

The AVIA Long Beach is a new seven-story property on the city’s waterfront, just steps away from Shoreline Park and the Pike entertainment complex at Rainbow Harbor. Each of the 138 rooms has been luxuriously furnished featuring McCartan furnishings and lighting fixtures and walk-in showers sporting waterfall shower heads. Bay and skyline views are offered. The AVIA Kitchen & Lounge offers nightly wine tasting and their signature AVIA 100 percent organic coffee, made from beans imported from Latin and South American countries.

AVIA Long Beach

285 Bay St.

Long Beach, CA 90802-8161

(562) 436-1047

http://www.aviahotels.com/hotels/longbeach/

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Offering 582 guest rooms and suites with city or water views, the Hyatt Regency Long Beach offers the expected amenities of a world wide hotel chain combined with a convenient waterfront location. Technically across the street from the water and the Pike entertainment complex, there are jogging and bike paths that lead down to the harbor and beach. It is a favorite of business travelers not only for its full service business center but because the Hyatt is right next door to the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. Dining is offered in the Tides Restaurant featuring both indoor and outdoor dining as well as the more casual Perks Coffee Pantry.

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

200 South Pine Avenue

Long Beach, California 90802

1 (562) 491-1234

http://longbeach.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Monica Wachman has been writing since 1979. Much of her work has been in travel, history and the natural sciences. She is a former editor for FishersTravelSOS and house writer for EasyRez.com. She has a degree in Travel and Tourism from Career Com Technical Schools and has been in this industry since 1989.

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